Across the way, in the Main Gallery, hang several quilts from Southwest China. Because I used to quilt, I’m particularly enamored with how these colorful pieced and appliqued patterns help piece together the cultural heritage of the Chinese people, and intrigued at the way the threads of the past can patch holes in the present.
And there were hats and hatpins and flappers and logs and ships. Want to read more about my visit to the Science and Culture Museum at Michigan State University? (Please say yes.) I’m writing about it today over at Tweetspeak Poetry.
In the stillness,